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tonight at 10:00 eastern and again at 10:00 pacific. you can follow us on twitter. outfront starts right now. >>> the nsa caught again spying on people it says it wasn't spying on. plus an investigation. how you can protect your e-mail. and then we were told the threat was contained but now japan admits radiation leaking fukushima plant is a quote house of horrors. >>> good evening. i am erin burnett. the government is illegally watching you. today we learn that the national security agency collected as many as 58,000 e-mails per year over the past three years in the united states. e-mails that had nothing to do with terrorism. and the agency misrepresented the scope of this effort to the secret court that is supposed to oversee and regulate it. evan perez joins us now. how did this program work? >> well, the way the program works is the nsa works with essentially pretty much most of the telecommunication companies in the united states, at&t, verizon. it works with them to essentially under these court orders it is supposed to get foreign communications, things that might have some
on america. u.s. officials have discovered an electronic meeting between more than 20 al qaeda top leaders and they did that by following the internet trail of an al qaeda courier. now, this is according to reporting by the daily beast. you'll recall it was that meeting of al qaeda leaders that prompted the obama administration to issue an unprecedented terror alert ordering the closing of nearly two dozen american embassies in the mideast and north africa. josh roggen is the reporter that broke the story. josh, let me start with this, when you hear the word courier and al qaeda you think of the capture of osama bin laden, a physical courier driving the car that they were able to follow, so we've heard about this before. but this is an electronic trail, that's how they were able to find this. how do they do it? >> so, here's what happened, after a seven-hour internet conference between all of these leaders, the details of that conference, the minutes of it, were given to this courier and he then took it and tried to send it around to a greater distribution list inside the al qaeda communit
. remember you can follow us and what's going on in "the situation room" on twitter. tweet the show @cnnsitroom. erin burnett outfront starts and now. >>> outfront, next breaking news. a man with an ak-47 goes into a school in georgia. we are live at the scene tonight. plus new details on the so-called conference call between al qaeda leaders and how american intelligence discovered it. this is one incredible story. and police say three oklahoma teens shot and killed an unarmed man. just for the fun of it. because they said they were bored. let's go outfront. >>> good evening, everyone. i'm erin burnett. outfront tonight i want to begin with the breaking news with the new details breaking tonight about a gunman who opened fire at a georgia elementary school today. the suspect was armed with an ak-47 when he began firing inside the school. you can see here the footage of the children sprinting hundreds of panicked children then ran for safety. now, the miracle here is they weren't injured. none of them. but we're learning tonight that the gunman was armed and ready to kill a lot of p
set up, with donations to help underprivileged kids. that's it for us. thanks for watching. erin burnett "outfront" starts now. >>> "outfront" next, the day after he was sentenced to 35 years in jail for his part in the biggest leak of classified information in american history, bradley manning makes a dramatic announcement. we answer the question who is chelsea. >>> plus yesterday we showed you video of what appeared to be hundreds if not thousands of victims of a chemical attack in syria. has assad officially crossed the president's red line or blurred line? >>> and disturbing new details with oklahoma thrill killing investigation. what may be behind the shooting. we have an exclusive interview tonight. >>> let's go "outfront." >>> good evening, everyone, i'm erin burnet. "outfront" tonight, i'm chelsea manning, that's a the bombshell announcement from bradley manning, the person that perpetrated the biggest leak of classified information in history, he wants to begin life as a woman and lead to hormone therapy immediately. will it lead to a pardon and will the army let him get
on the ground. if it's not an emergency, please do not use the radio. if it's not an emergency, do not use the radio. >> are you talking to the shooter? >> that's somewhat he's telling me to tell them on the radio. what did you want me to tell her, sir? [ bleep ] he's telling me to call the news, ma'am. >> okay. >> what do you want me to tell -- i'm trying to find the number for channel 2. >> hello? >> yes, ma'am. >> police? he said tell them to back up right now. >> okay. >> okay, hold on. >> okay. >> hello? >> ma'am? >> okay, he said -- he said to tell them to back off. he doesn't want the kids, he wants the police, so back off and what else, sir? he said he don't care if he die, he don't have nothing to live for. he said he's not mentally stable. >> okay, stay on the line with me, okay? put the phone down if you have to, but don't put it on hold so i can't hear. >> okay. >> can you tell me where you are? >> in the front office with him. >> okay. >> he said send in one of your radios with an unarmed officer. >> okay. >> she said okay, she's getting ready to tell them. so he can talk to t
the attorney used manning's desire to become a woman as an argument for leniency on his sentence. he introduced the photo of manning in a wig and makeup and had several doctors testify to his gender identity disorder. so, co-this very public announcement help manning's case when he comes up for parole? >> in this context i don't see why it would. >> reporter: minahan said a parole board will examine his crimes and how he behaves at leavenworth in deciding whether to cut short his sentence. >> i don't think they probably should even look at the fact that he, she now is transgender. in making that determination. >> now, you know, chris, manning's attorney says he's going to ask president obama for a presidential pardon next week. they've been trying to use this whole gender identification issue as something that might help them in that regard. how likely is it the president will consider it? >> reporter: not likely at all. you know, a presidential pardon is the highest form of clemency and it really signifies a forgiveness of the crime. the obama administration has gone after whistle-blowers vigo
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